TABLE 3.6Mammography Facility Numbers Have Been Declining

YearNumber of Facilities
10/1/20009,933
10/1/20019,558
10/1/20029,306
10/1/20039,114

NOTE: The average number of mammography units per facility has increased from 1.2 to 1.5.

From: 3, Simultaneous Group Discussions with Invited Speakers

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Saving Women's Lives: Strategies for Improving Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis: A Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Institute of Medicine Symposium.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on New Approaches to Early Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer; Herdman R, Norton L, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.
Copyright © 2005, National Academy of Sciences.

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